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Additional Support for Apprenticeship Employers

Employers trust us to deliver independent and robust End-Point Assessment for apprenticeships in Policing, Fire and Rescue, Emergency Services, Intelligence Services, and Custody and Detention.

In this section:

What we offer as your EPAO

We are the leading Public Sector EPAO for a reason. We are approved to deliver a wide range of End-Point Assessments for apprenticeships in England. If you choose us as your EPAO, we can guarantee you first-class service.

Expert assessors

We have expert assessors with significant, real-life sector experience.

Comprehensive support

A customer-focused approach, including ongoing support before EPA and unlimited access to speak to our EPA team throughout the process.

Online Learner Portal

Apprentices are registered with us using Odyssey Online, our online learner management system.

Our apprenticeship EPA fact sheets & service guide

What do EPAs involve? Find out what our EPAs involve in our helpful fact sheets:

Employer Resource and Further Guidance

Operational Firefighter FAQs

As a leading End-Point Assessment organisation, at SFJ Awards we understand the importance of ensuring the hard work spent developing an apprentice pays off when it comes to their EPA. Find out what to expect from the Operational Firefighter EPA in our Frequently Asked Questions.

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Apprenticeship managers share their insights of apprenticeships in the public sector for #NAW2024

To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2024, we invited employers from across the public sector (including Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service, Weston College and Total People) to give us their take on what apprentices and apprenticeships bring to the table.

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End-Point Assessment FAQs

We know end-point assessment can be a daunting prospect for apprentices. Find the answers to some of the questions your apprentices may have in our general end-point assessment Frequently Asked Questions.

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